City of Bristol are Recruiting a Head Coach to Lead the Artistic Swimming Section.

City of Bristol Swimming Club (COB) is looking to appoint a Head Coach to lead the Artistic Swimming section of the club. 

City of Bristol Swimming Club prides itself on of offering a performance programme for National and International level Artistic Swimming athletes as well as a providing a high-quality community club offer for all its swimmers. The club is centered around the modern 50m pool facility at Hengrove Park Leisure Centre to provide an excellent environment for artistic swim training. 

Our Core Values

  • To provide a productive, structured and enjoyable training programme which allows athletes to flourish and excel to the highest levels.
  • To develop our members as people as well as athletes.
  • To value and care about all our members.
  • To coach each athlete to progress along their own swimming journey within a team environment. 

We welcome applications from those who hold the Senior Artistic Swimming Coach qualification and those who hold the Artistic Swimming Coach qualification and have the ambition to complete the Senior Artistic Swimming Coaching qualification.

The role is to lead the coaching team and Artistic Swimming programme. The Head Coach will be the lead professional for the coaching team. The successful candidate will work with the management group to ensure the delivery of a high quality and vibrant artistic swimming programme.

Personal Qualities Required

  • Can successfully lead a team of paid coaches and volunteers, working collaboratively with others to achieve agreed outcomes.
  • Has the vision to plan ahead and help shape the development of artistic swimming for COB over the coming years.
  • Is professional in approach and personal in nature.
  • Is an efficient administrator.
  • Is an effective communicator with swimmers, colleagues and parents.
  • Is a reflective practitioner who seeks to improve themselves and others through feedback and CPD.
  • Share our core values.

This is a part-time role of approximately 20 hours per week. Artistic Swimming coaches work as self-employed contractors, and we would expect an artistic swimming coach for this position to bill in the region of £15,000 – depending on expertise and level of qualification.

COB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all stakeholders to share this commitment. All applications are subject to relevant checks including satisfactory completion of routine safeguard checks and providing two references.

How to apply

Please contact Bryony Williams (Artistic Swimming Secretary) with your CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role. If you would like to initially find out more about the role, please get in touch by email -

Please apply by the end of Wednesday 7th July. Interviews will take place week commencing 21st July 2021. Start Date – September 2021.  

Posted by Swim England South West on June 9th 2021

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